Monday, August 20, 2012

Special thanks to George Bass, Frits Breuseker, Nicolas Bigourdin, Valerie Grussing, Susan Langley (x10), Christian Murray, and Adam Wolfe for sending in news items.

1. A Roman shipwreck in the ancient port of Antibes [wow!]:
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/08/2012/a-roman-shipwreck-in-the-ancient-port-of-antibes

2. Ancient boat to be rebuilt [La Salle's Belle and a gigantic freeze-dryer]:
http://www.theeagle.com/article/20120816/BC0105/120819715/0/SEARCH&slId=1
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/17th-century-shipwreck-freeze-dried-rebuilt-17008178?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TAMUinTheNews+%28TAMU+In+The+News%29
http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/17th-century-shipwreck-to-be-freeze-dried-rebuilt-3788936.php
http://presstv.com/detail/2012/08/16/256569/scientists-to-rebuild-17thcentury-ship/
http://www.ajc.com/news/nation-world/17th-century-shipwreck-to-1499688.html
http://www.timesunion.com/news/article/17th-century-shipwreck-to-be-freeze-dried-rebuilt-3788936.php
http://lubbockonline.com/texas/2012-08-16/shipwreck-be-freeze-dried-rebuilt
http://news.terra.com/17th-century-shipwreck-to-be-freeze-dried-rebuilt,71b6401c69829310VgnVCM3000009acceb0aRCRD.html

3. Waka return after 18-month voyage:
http://www.3news.co.nz/Waka-return-after-18-month-voyage/tabid/423/articleID/265709/Default.aspx

4. Warren whaling ship wreck found in Argentina?
http://www.eastbayri.com/news/2012/may/29/warren-whaleship-wreck-found-argentina/

5. Manning the ship [interview with Loren Steffy]:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/17/us/gtt.html?_r=1

6. The lost ship model: new discovery:
http://blog.chron.com/lorensteffy/2012/08/the-lost-ship-model-new-discovery/
http://blog.chron.com/lorensteffy/2012/08/the-lost-ship-model-the-journey-begins/

7. Exhibit features shipwreck found in Northwestern Hawaiian Islands:
http://mauinow.com/2012/08/15/exhibit-features-shipwreck-found-in-northwestern-hawaiian-islands/

8. Koperschat gevonden in aangespoeld wrak op Terschelling [Copper treasure washed up on the Dutch island of Terschelling]:
http://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2012/08/18/koperschat-gevonden-in-aangespoeld-wrak-op-terschelling/

9. Drought brings 19th century Missouri River shipwreck to surface:
http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/08/14/drought-reveals-sunken-ship.ktvi?iref=allsearch
http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/330907

10. Resurgam: Sunken sub saved by diving club:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-19247383

11. St. Augustine Lighthouse gets national coverage:
http://staugustine.com/news/local-news/2012-08-17/lighthouse-gets-national-coverage

12. Images from the deep: Wreck of HMS Hood:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/1454379.stm

13. Shipwreck mystery solved [more on W.R. Grace]:
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-shipwreck-mystery.html

14. Megayacht’s mission to uncover WWII battle cruiser’s final moments:
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/world/europe/hms-hood-bell-octopus/index.html?hpt=hp_c1

15. Shark teeth weapons:
http://news.discovery.com/animals/shark-teeth-weapon-photos-120817.html

16. SC scientists trim years in conserving artifacts:
http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/SC-scientists-trim-years-in-conserving-artifacts-3780810.php

17. South Beaches: Join the crab trap roundup [Aug. 25]:
http://staugustine.com/living/2012-08-15/crab-trap-roundup-saturday
http://staugustine.com/living/2012-08-13/south-beaches-join-crab-trap-roundup

18. Fort William Henry Museum seeks new ways to present past:
http://poststar.com/news/local/fort-william-henry-museum-seeks-new-ways-to-present-past/article_751340be-e4ce-11e1-9e66-0019bb2963f4.html?comment_form=true

19. Scott’s wrecked ship Terra Nova found off Greenland:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19288188

20. Great Lakes underwater presents historic weather, shipwrecks, scuba & paddlers program:
http://madisoncountycourier.com/beyond-our-borders/33791/

21. Meeting of the Working Group of the Operational Guidelines for the 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage (24, 25 & 26 September):
http://www.unesco.org/new/en/culture/themes/underwater-cultural-heritage/dynamic-content-single-view/news/meeting_of_the_working_group_of_the_operational_guidelines_for_the_2001_convention_on_the_protection_of_the_underwater_cultural_heritage_24_25_26_september/?goback=.gde_815227_member_147885784

22. Cultural relics found in South China Sea:
http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/cultural-relics-found-in-south-china-sea_790450.html

23. Titanic, Thresher linked through Ballard’s explorations:
http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20120812-NEWS-208120338

24. Firm to explore shipwreck said to hold gold:
http://www.adn.com/2012/08/16/2590435/firm-wins-permit-to-explore-shipwreck.html

25. Odyssey provides operational update [commercial salvage]:
http://www.nasdaq.com/article/odyssey-provides-operational-update-20120814-00450

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Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Deputy Director, Australian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres (ACHRC)

Department of Archaeology | Flinders University